PRUVEEO USER MANUAL 1 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Safety information To prevent injury to yourself or others, or damage to your device, read all safety information before using. Warning Failure to comply with safety warnings and regulations can result in serious injury or death. Pruveeo Dash Cam is not intended to be touched, modified, or calibrated while operating a vehicle. Pruveeo is not responsible for any damages resulting from the user's misuse of the camera. Do not use damaged power cords or plugs, or loose electrical sockets. Faulty connections can cause electric shock or fire. Do not touch the car charger with wet hands or disconnect the charger by pulling the cord. Doing so may result in electrocution. Do not use a bent or damaged car charger. Doing so may cause electric shock or fire. Do not use your device while it is charging or touch your device with wet hands. Doing so may cause electric shock. Do not short-circuit the charger or the device. Doing so may cause electric shock or fire, or cause the battery to malfunction or explode. 2 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Use only manufacturer-approved chargers, accessories, and supplies. - Using generic chargers may shorten the life of your device or cause the device to malfunction. They may also cause fire or cause the battery to explode. - Use only the manufacturer-approved charger specifically designed for your device. Using an incompatible charger can cause serious personal injury or damage to your device. - Pruveeo cannot be responsible for the user's safety when using accessories or supplies that are not approved by Pruveeo. Do not drop the charger or device, or subject them to impact. Handle and dispose of the charger and device with care. - Never crush or puncture the device. - Never dispose of the device in a fire. - Never place the device in or on heating devices, such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. The device may explode if overheated. Follow all local regulations when disposing of a used device. - Avoid exposing the device to high external pressure, which can lead to an internal short circuit and overheating. Protect the device and charger from damage. - Avoid exposing your device to excessive cold or heat. Extreme temperatures can damage the device and reduce the charging capacity and life of your device. - Do not allow children or animals to bite or chew the device. Doing so can result in fire or explosion, and small parts can be a choking hazard. If children use the device, make sure they use the device properly. - Never use a damaged charger. Do not handle a damaged or leaking Lithium Polymer Battery battery. For safe disposal of your Lithium Polymer Battery battery, contact your nearest authorized service center. 3 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Caution Failure to comply with safety precautions and regulations can result in property damage, serious injury or death. Do not use your device near other electronic devices. Most electronic devices use radio frequency signals. Your device may interfere with other nearby electronic devices. Do not use your device near other devices that emit radio signals, such as sound systems or radio towers. Radio signals from these may cause your device to malfunction. Do not expose the device to heavy smoke or fumes. Doing so may damage the outside of the device or cause it to malfunction. If you notice strange smells or sounds coming from your device, or if you see smoke or liquid leaking from the device, stop using the device immediately and take it to a Pruveeo Service Center. Failure to do so may result in fire or explosion. For your own safety, do not operate the controls of this product while driving. The window mount is needed when using the recorder in a car. Make sure that you place the recorder in a location where it will not obstruct the driver's view. Always keep the camera lens clean, and ensure that the lens is not blocked by any object or placed near any reflective material. If the car's windshield is tinted with a dark coating, recording quality may be affected. 4 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Do not store your device in excessively hot, cold, damp or dry locations. Doing so may cause the screen to malfunction, result in damage to the device, or cause the battery to explode. Your device is recommended for use and store within a temperature range of 15 degrees Fahrenheit to 150 degrees Fahrenheit, and a humidity range of 10% to 80%. If your device becomes overheated, allow it to cool down before use. Prolonged exposure of skin to an overheated device may cause low-temperature burn symptoms, such as red spots or areas of darker pigmentation. Install mobile devices and equipment with caution. - Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in your vehicle are securely mounted. - Avoid placing your device and accessories in or near an airbag deployment area. Improperly installed wired equipment can cause serious injury in a situation where airbags inflate rapidly. Do not drop your device or subject your device to impact. If the device is bent, deformed or damaged, malfunction may occur. Take care to maximum battery and charger life: - Your device may wear out over time. Some parts and repairs are covered by the warranty within the validity period, but damage or deterioration related to the use of unapproved accessories is not. Do not attempt to disassemble, repair, or modify your device. - Any changes or modifications to your device can void your manufacturer's warranty. If your device needs servicing, take it to an authorized Pruveeo Service Center. 5 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Clean your device and charger by wiping with a towel or eraser. Do not use chemicals or detergents. Doing so can discolor or corrode the outside of the device, and may result in electric shock or fire. Do not distribute copyright-protected material. Doing so without the permission of the content owners may violate copyright laws. The manufacturer is not responsible or liable for any legal issues that result from the user's illegal use of copyrighted material. Correct disposal of this product (applicable in countries with separate waste collection systems) Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment This symbol, found on the device, accessories or accompanying literature, indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources. Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local government office, for information on where and how they can take these items for environmentally safe recycling. Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. 6 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer Some content and services accessible through this device belong to third parties and are protected by copyright, patent, trademark and/or other intellectual property laws. Such content and services are provided solely for your personal non-commercial use. You may not use any content or services in a manner that has not been authorized by the content owner or service provider. Without limiting the foregoing, unless expressly authorized by the applicable content owner or service provider, you may not modify, copy, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium any content or services displayed through this device. "THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." PRUVEEO DOES NOT WARRANT CONTENT OR SERVICES SO PROVIDED, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR IMPLIEDLY, FOR ANY PURPOSE. PRUVEEO EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. PRUVEEO DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, TIMELINESS, LEGALITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY CONTENT OR SERVICE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS DEVICE AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL PRUVEEO BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ATTORNEY FEES, EXPENSES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN, OR AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT OR SERVICE BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES." 7 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time, and Pruveeo makes no representation or warranty that any content or service will remain available for any period of time. Content and services are transmitted by third parties by means of networks and transmission facilities over which Pruveeo has no control. Without limiting the generality of this disclaimer, Pruveeo expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any interruption or suspension of any content or service made available through this device. Pruveeo is neither responsible nor liable for customer service related to the content and services. Any question or request for service relating to the content or services should be made directly to the respective content and service providers. 8 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Warm Prompt We recommend that you carefully read this manual before using the dash cam, then read it again with the dash cam in your hands as this will help you to familiarize yourself with its many features. The dash cam is constantly improved over time, so the specification of the dash cam may change. Please note that each button has multiple functions so please be careful which Buttons you press in relation to each Mode / Function. There is no need to get frustrated because you should only do this once in order to set it up in the way that you require. 1. Please ensure that the dash cam is SWITCHED OFF when you either insert or remove a Micro TF Memory Card, in order to avoid damage. 2. Please ensure that the Micro TF Memory Card is inserted in the right way. If it is inserted backwards, it might damage the dash cam and TF Memory Card. 3. If you incorrectly insert the Micro TF Memory Card the dash cam will try and read it and set it as its default storage device, but will not be able to read it. 4. If the Micro TF Memory Card is not compatible with the dash cam, please DO NOT insert it again, as you will damage the TF Memory Card and the dash cam. Please buy the correct Micro TF Memory Card and then try again. 5. The dash cam supports the Micro SD card from 8GB to the highest 32GB, Class 10 only. 6. Adjust the position of the lens to ensure that you correctly record what you want. 7. We recommend a 32 GB Class 10 Memory Card for this dash cam. 9 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. 8. In video recording mode, if you want to press Menu / Mode button, please stop recording videos first by pressing the REC button. 9. Please be careful and insert the TF Memory Card in the right way, do not force the Micro Memory Card in the slot as that is an indicator of the wrong way, insert it until the Micro TF Memory card clicks into place in the card slot. 10. Remove the Micro TF Memory Card. Please gently press down the Micro TF Memory Card, by approximately 1mm until you hear the Micro TF Memory Card click, it will then pop-up and can be removed. 11. Long press for 3 seconds the Power Button, then the screen lights up. The dash cam is switched ON. Long press 3 seconds Power Button, then the dash cam is switched OFF. 12. When being charged, the LCD screen will show the charging icon, and stop flashing when fully charged. 13. When using the built-in power, the dash cam will prompt low power and save the document then turn off automatically if the power is not enough. 14. We recommend using default factory settings, once the MENU has been set, then connect the car charger to the unit and put into the card. Once the car is started, the unit will automatically start recording. Once the car turns off, the unit will automatically stop recording. Please note that your vehicle’s Cigarette Lighter Sockets do not have any power when the ignition is switched OFF. 15. All dash cam models must be continuously connected to either a 12 or 24 Volt power supply via a 5V 1A Charger because a LCD colour screen consumes a considerable amount of power. That is why mobile phone / dash cam screens automatically go 10 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. blank when not being used - to save power. A fully charged battery will only power the screen for a few minutes. It must always be connected to a power supply via a 5V 1A Charger. 16. If you turn the option of SCREEN SAVER ON, in video recording mode, when the screen is switched Off, the dash cam is still recording. You can turn the screen on by pressing any button. 17. If you want to watch your videos on a PC, we recommend that you carefully remove the Micro TF Memory Card and insert it into a Card Reader either built into your computer or purchased separately. 18. After several weeks of daily recording it may be necessary for you to format your Micro TF Memory Card - if that is the case, please note that you will lose all of your files, so please back up a copy on your computer first in a unique dash cam Folder that you have created. 19. When your dash cam crashes / screen goes black, the phenomenon may be caused by improper operation, crash, please press the R = Reset button, hole by the top corner, gently with a cocktail stick. Just like you would do for a computer, printer, phone, etc. 20. Please format TF card in the device firstly if you use new TF card in the first time, then you can use. 21. Please note the endurance of your memory card. TLC NAND micro SD cards can overwrite itself 500 times before experiencing failures. If the micro SD card is broken, the dash cam will not work properly. We recommend using a MLC NAND card which can overwrite itself 1500 to 3000 times. 11 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Product Structure Specification 1. Power key 2. Menu / Mode key 3. OK key / Lock Video key / WIFI function key 4. REC video record key / Up key 5. MIC audio record key / Down key 6. REC led 7. Power led 8. WiFi Led 9. USB slot 10. Microphone 11. TF Card Slot 12. Reset key 12 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. ON / OFF Menu / Mode OK / Lock video / WIFI button Long press to turn on and off. Short press to close/open the LCD back light while working. While in standby mode, short press ONE or TWICE to enter Settings mode, short press again to EXIT Settings Mode. Long press for mode key to switch between the camera / video playback function. Function 1: When recording, short press to lock the video. Function 2: In menu, short press to perform operations or to save the set value. Function 3: In standby or recording mode, long press to start WIFI function. Long press again to quit WIFI funtion. Function 4: In camera mode, short press the button to take a picture. Function 5: In playback mode, short press to start playing video, and press again to pause playback. Video record / Up In standby mode, short press to record video or to stop recording. In Menu options, select upward function button. Audio record / Down In standby or video recording, turn on or off the operation of sound recording and microphone In the menu options, select the downward function button. Reset key If dash cam stops working, long press the reset button to reset the dash cam. 13 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Operating Instructions of Main Functions Date/ Time Setup 1. Stop recording first, short press MENU button TWICE to enter System settings 2. Press the DOWN button to navigate to the "Date/Time" option 3. Press OK to enter date/time settings 4. Press the UP or DOWN button to change the highlighted number 5. Press OK to move to the next date/time segment and repeat step 4 6. Press OK again to confirm your entry 7. Press MENU to exit System Settings Note: If the battery remains fully discharged or is removed from the device, the time and date will be reset. Emergency Lock When recording the video, press [OK / Lock video / WIFI button] key to start the emergency lock, and the current video clip is stored as a protected file. One-click Silent Mode When recording the video, if you do not want to record the sound, press [Down] key to start mute mode, then the recording mark on the top of the screen turns to the silent mark. Press again to turn the recording function. Video Record function In video mode, press the [REC] button to start recording, press the [REC] button again to stop recording. 14 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Recording Functions Setting In standby mode, short press the [Menu / Mode] key to start the main menu of record setting, short press the [Menu / Mode] key to exit menu settings. Resolution: Set the video screen size, the higher the resolution is, the greater the video screen size will increase, so does the storage space it occupies, we recommend using 1280x720. Loop Recording: OFF / 1 minute / 2 minutes / 3 minutes. Captured videos are stored in clips, when the memory card is full, the new videos will overwrite the previous recording, and keeps in such loop mode. Menu time refers to duration of each single clip, select ‘OFF’ to avoid the cyclic recording, once the memory card is full a "Memory Card Full" warning will appear, and recording automatically stops. WDR (Wide Dynamic Range): ON / OFF. Exposure Compensation: You can adjust the value according to the intensity of light, to make up for video underexposed or overexposed. Video Audio: Select 'Open' to record synchronized sound when recording; select 'OFF' to record video in silent mode. Date Label: select 'Open' to add watermark of time while recording, so date and time will display on the playback video. Select 'OFF' to ignore the relevant information. 15 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved. Using Wi-Fi and phone APP software download With the dash cam built-in Wi-Fi, you can use your smart device as a remote camera, viewfinder, and download files to your phone. Downloading the Wi-Fi App • The Wi-Fi app is available to download for free at the Apple App Store™ and Google Play Store™. • Android users: Enter the Google Play Store™, search for “Goplus cam”, download and install, following this user manual to connect the Wi-Fi and operate. • iPhone users: Enter the Apple App Store™, search for “Goplus cam”, download and install, following this user manual to connect the Wi-Fi and operate. Pairing the camera to your device 1. Turn on the camera and press the Wi-Fi Button 2. The LCD will show the Wi-Fi SSIN and password 3. Search for a Wi-Fi hotspot on your smart phone/tablet, select the network and you will be prompted for a password; enter “12345678” to proceed 4. Once connected the camera’s LCD will enter sleep mode 5. Open the “Goplus cam” application 16 © 2017 PRUVEEO All Rights Reserved.